Saturday 8 January 1983
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Un and Kim Jong-un.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching No Problem!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomb Alley or Jet-Boot Jack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1983 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Kim Un: Supreme leader of North Korea, the son of Kim Jong Il (1941–2011) and the grandson of Kim Il Sung (1912–1994).
- Kim Jong-un: World Leader.
- Chris Masters: American wrestler.
- Felipe Colombo: Mexican-Argentinian singer-songwriter guitarist and actor.
- A riot breaks out at Sing Sing prison, New York.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Bucks Fizz - The Land Of Make Believe
- Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Men At Work - Down Under
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
- Renee & Renato - Save Your Love
- Dollar - Mirror Mirror (Mon Amour)
- David Essex - A Winter's Tale
- Adam & The Ants - Ant Rap
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
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